Libertarian Party News Issue 5, May 19, 2013
Welcome to issue #5 of Libertarian Party News, your independent, grassroots news outlet not affiliated with the LNC. It’s been an exciting two weeks on the national level with President Obama and his fellow Democrats running for cover from multiple scandals. With a little effort, Libertarians should be able to take advantage of the public’s growing mistrust of both the establishment parties.
Greenpeace scores a Victory for Indonesian Rainforest
May 19, 2013. Greenpeace and other environmental groups scored two victories last week in their effort to save the world’s rainforests and the endangered animals that call them home. First, the largest paper producer in Indonesia gave in to activist pressure and has announced an end to its deforestation in the country. And then the President of Indonesia extended a moratorium protecting a portion of the nation’s forestlands.
Obama Administration still protecting Rapists in US Military
May 17, 2013. The culture of rape and sexual assault within the US military has passed epic proportions and is now bordering on a pandemic. The number of incidents continues to skyrocket, while the military officers in charge of catching the sex offenders are repeatedly arrested for being sexual predators themselves. Now, even President Obama admits it is threatening our national security.
Planned armed March on Washington gains Momentum
May 16, 2013. Arlington. Thousands of Americans determined to show their support for the Constitution, civil rights and the 2nd Amendment are planning to march on the nation’s capitol with loaded weapons on July 4th. The call to action has divided gun owners with many admitting that the chance of violence is too great. But that may just be the objective.
Feds sue Novartis Pharma for paying Kickbacks
May 14, 2013. Manhattan. The Justice Dept announced it has filed two lawsuits against accused drug trafficking company Novartis. The feds now join a suit already filed by a whistleblower formerly employed by the pharmaceutical corporation. Details reveal yet another bribery and kickback ring centered on dozens of doctors paid to traffic the company’s drugs.
Bloomberg News caught spying on Banks, FED, Treasury
May 13, 2013. New York. The king of business data and reporting admitted this morning that its employees have been secretly spying on the activities of some of the most powerful individuals in the world. Bloomberg used its famed computer terminals to peer back at its customers to monitor their actions. Goldman Sachs was the first major institution to accuse Bloomberg of spying, with federal officials scrambling to discern if any laws were broken.
Vaccine Police watching you, raising a Task Force
May 10, 2013. Atlanta. The federal government and the CDC are quietly putting the finishing touches on the nation’s first Vaccine Police. Already monitoring you and your children’s medical records, the Vaccination Squads authorized by Congress will be ringing your doorbell soon if your family isn’t up to date on the government required list of vaccines.
Liberty Federation launches Social Media Site for Patriots
May 9, 2013. West Palm Beach. Few places in the US have as many passionate patriots, Constitutionalists and libertarians as the state of Florida. Occasionally it seems as if they’re growing faster than they can organize their efforts. The National Liberty Federation is addressing that and has revamped their website into a state of the art social media headquarters for patriotic Americans across the country.
Critics call USDA Discrimination Settlement a Scam
May 8, 2013. Washington. In 1996, the US federal government admitted that its USDA loan department had been discriminating against black farmers since Ronald Reagan took office as President in 1981. When the Clinton administration agreed to compensate the wronged farmers, it was estimated that there were 91 black claimants who would each receive $50,000. Billions of dollars and 17 years later, the settlement is bordering on a racist embezzlement scam.
Report says early Mammograms more Harm than Good
May 6, 2013. New York. Last week, author Peggy Orenstein published a report in the New York Times that caused controversy in the billion-dollar breast cancer awareness industry. Orenstein, who is herself a two-time breast cancer survivor, announces that after years of publicly promoting mammograms for younger women, she’s changed her position. Here’s why.